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Sing Christmas and the Turn of the Year [sound recording]

Lomax, Alan; Collins, Shirley; MacColl, Ewan; Seeger, Peggy; Ennis, Seamus; Lloyd, A. L; MacNeil, Flora; Tawney, Cyril
Format
Sound Recording; CD
Description
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Alan Lomax Collection
Concert & Radio Series
Publication
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Rounder Records, p2000.
Publisher no.
11661-1850-2 Rounder
Tracks
  • Introduction
  • Good King Wencelas
  • Caroling in the dark
  • This is the truth sent from above --The holly and the ivy
  • The holly and the ivy
  • Bocastle breakdown
  • Padstow wassail song
  • St. David's Day dance
  • I wonder as I wander
  • We wish you a merry Christmas
  • Narration, Caroling scene
  • Peace o'er the world
  • Introduction to the ballad of Jesus Christ
  • Excerpt from Shepherd's nativity play
  • Shepherd's cradle song
  • Coventry carol
  • Excerpt from Wisbech nativity play
  • Christmas in London
  • The derby ram
  • Christmas morning calypso
  • Unite
  • Pretty little baby
  • Reading from Luke 2:15-19
  • Psalm 23
  • The mother's consecration
  • Christ child lullaby
  • Saint Mary's men we are
  • The day we went to Rothsay-o
  • God rest ye merry gentlemen
  • Cromwell versus Father Christmas
  • The jug of punch
  • Viny ridge march
  • Royal Belfast hornpipe
  • Millicent's hornpipe
  • The tenpenny bit
  • The Dublin reel
  • The cherry tree carol
  • Anglsey carol
  • Excerpt from the Symondsbury mummers play
  • Donny Brook fair (Winlaton sword dance)
  • When the saints go marching in
  • T'was Mary conceived
  • The noble stem of Jesse
  • The Lord's prayer (in Welsh)
  • O come all ye faithful
  • The gift of power
  • Metrical psalm in Gaelic
  • No room at the inn, Last month of the year
  • Hark, what news the angels bring
  • I saw three ships come sailing in
  • Wassail, wassail, all over this town
  • Here we come a-wassailing.
Performers
Shirley Collins, Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, Seamus Ennis, A.L. Lloyd, Flora MacNeil, Cyril Tawney, and others.
Recording Info
Recorded and originally broadcast on December 25, 1957, by the BBC Home Service. Original program written by Alan Lomax.
Notes
  • Compact disc.
  • Notes by Ken Hunt ([36] p. : ports.) on container insert.
  • "All songs except "Pretty Little Baby" (track 13) are previously unreleased"--Container insert.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Introduction -- Good King Wencelas -- Caroling in the dark -- Good King Wencelas -- Good King Wencelas -- This is the truth sent from above --The holly and the ivy -- The holly and the ivy -- Bocastle breakdown -- Padstow wassail song -- St. David's Day dance -- I wonder as I wander -- We wish you a merry Christmas -- Narration, Caroling scene -- Peace o'er the world -- Introduction to the ballad of Jesus Christ -- Excerpt from Shepherd's nativity play -- Shepherd's cradle song -- Coventry carol -- Excerpt from Wisbech nativity play -- Christmas in London -- The derby ram -- Christmas morning calypso -- Unite -- Pretty little baby -- Reading from Luke 2:15-19 -- Psalm 23 -- The mother's consecration -- Christ child lullaby -- Saint Mary's men we are -- The day we went to Rothsay-o -- God rest ye merry gentlemen -- Cromwell versus Father Christmas -- The jug of punch -- Viny ridge march -- Royal Belfast hornpipe -- Millicent's hornpipe -- The tenpenny bit -- The Dublin reel -- The cherry tree carol -- Anglsey carol -- Excerpt from the Symondsbury mummers play -- Donny Brook fair (Winlaton sword dance) -- Good King Wencelas -- When the saints go marching in -- T'was Mary conceived -- The noble stem of Jesse -- The Lord's prayer (in Welsh) -- O come all ye faithful -- The gift of power -- Metrical psalm in Gaelic -- No room at the inn, Last month of the year -- Hark, what news the angels bring -- I saw three ships come sailing in -- Wassail, wassail, all over this town -- Here we come a-wassailing.
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    a| Shirley Collins, Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, Seamus Ennis, A.L. Lloyd, Flora MacNeil, Cyril Tawney, and others.
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    a| Hymns.
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